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area of bradford and monuments. watch for police activity in a different area. we are looking fine on the north and west side. an easy ride on the other roads. >> cover big story this morning, the search is underway for a gunman who killed a local storekeeper inside of his home. >> he was gunned down early monday morning which investigators say was a targeted attack. our reporter has more. >> the victim ran a store of north avenue. police are looking for leads in this case. this is not a random act of violence according to them. on monday night, police say this 35 year-old man closed his shop in headed 15 miles west to his
home. when he arrived, he was attacked by a thin man. >> we are not sure if he was followed home or if they were waiting for him. >> as the gunmen stormed the house room bar room -- >> we do not know what they were looking for. before they left, they killed the man. >> the news is sickening to neighbors. >> he will be missed in this community. >> he was willing to help his customers, especially those facing tough times. >> he would make sure we could afford them. >> investigation did not believe he was chosen at random. >> we believe that it is not a random act. we believe that he was targeted. >> baltimore county police say their best lead involves a van spotted near the crime scene. it was later abandoned in
baltimore city. if you have information, please call police. wbal-tv. >> baltimore city police are looking into what they are calling a suspicious death. it found a man shot to death yesterday morning. his body was inside a vehicle. his name has not been released. we did not know why the debt is being classified suspicious. the store's security camera may help police track down some robbers. the two men jumped over the counter holding a gun. they forced the store clerk to open the registers into cash. anyone with information should call baltimore county police. >> the magna corp. is pushing ahead to auction off laurel park and racetracks. any potential buyer must first make a promise.
the want to auction all properties on january 8. it will request potential buyers to promise not to move the preakness out of the state of maryland. the bill was passed that would allow the government to cease the practice should a buyer tried to move elsewhere. magna argued that that is unconstitutional. a bankruptcy judge could rule on the auction request as soon as today. press baltimore county officials have settled on a contractor to operate 15 speed cameras in school zones. they will receive nearly $180,000 a month to maintain the cameras. that is just under $12,000 per camera per month. if approved, the cameras could be installed in a matter of weeks.
after a major vote on health care, what is next? it is a long way to go. our washington bureau reporter has a look ahead. >> today several senators will meet behind closed doors with white house officials to help craft a final bill. >>14 ayes and 9 nays. >> of the health-care bill has been approved. now the next cep. harry reid will combine that bill with another one. >> we have a lot of difficult work ahead of us. there are significant details and disagreements to be worked out over the next several weeks. >> president obama says the finance committee bill was not perfect. it is the fifth and final committee to complete work on a reform package. the measure is getting a critical boost from the only
republican to support it, senator olympia snowe. >> when history calls, it calls. i think the consequences of inaction dictate the urgency of congress to take every opportunity to demonstrate its capacity to solve the monumental issues of our time. >> now a monumental task to forge a bipartisan agreement. the senate vote could pass in the coming weeks. senator reid says the debate on the final health care bill could be in effect on october 26. nikole killion, wbal-tv. >> driver's license to search fora search is already under way in north carolina. caught in the effort. the fbi says they want to ensure the privacy of people. no word of it will go national. that brings us to our
watercooler question of the day. what do you think about a federal program that would scan driver's license photos to track down citizens? email us your response to email@example.com >> doctors give reasons why more parents should not fall asleep with their newborns and the bed with them. >> and i-95 having some delays because of an accident. we will che
>> the weather is silent, but it will be a today. the precipitation until tonight. take a look at the day planner. it will be chilly but dry. temperatures below 50's. up to 55 this afternoon. we will talk about the big storm coming up the coast in a few minutes. >> in the medical alert a doctor may have surgery even without
having plenty of sleep. nighttime shifts may affect complications during surgery performed the next day. it did not for the most part according to a research. residence for limited to the number of hours they can work. but the attending physicians and not restricted. >> good thing none of us are surgeons. napping with a newborn may be tempting, but falling asleep with the baby is a major risk factor for the child. doing this was involved in more than half of cases according for researchers to -- according to a research study.
>> good morning. we are checking under morning commute. a problem spot in howard county, i-95 northbound at 216. you can get back on 32. those delays are growing. if you are heading southbound, a delay as well. consider 295 or 29 escher alternate. looking good on the beltway. problem-free. ed bradford and monument, the tick at bradfor -- at bradford and monument, some activity
there. we will keep posted on the northbound 95 problem. let's take a look of the buses and trains. >> we have a few diversions due to construction. 15 bus at saratoga and green. light rail is on time. metro subway also on schedule. no delay it on the trains. fell back to tony pann. >> weather is pretty quiet. a cloud cover coming in. we do not expect any rain until later this evening. 39 in frederick. 45 at bwi. here is the first hint of the
big storm we have been talking about all week. in the short term, high-pressure coming. the rain will stay to the south and west of us today. later tonight, we will get shoppers coming in. during the day, it should be fine. and temperatures are in the 32 key. bridgett 30's. cloud cover, northeast wind. high around 52-57. sunrise at 7:15 this morning. northeast when the 10-15 knots -- wendy at 10-15 knots on the day today.
during the day tomorrow, the storm is hitting its act together. it will be a classic northeastern -- noreaster. it will not the cold enough to snow, but a cold rain. seven-day forecast looks like this, the chance for rain on thursday and thursday night in friday morning. best chance for rain on friday will be in the morning. high temperatures in the 42 keep. another system -- 40's.
another system coming in afterwards. back over to the news desk. >> baltimore man says his quest for answers from his landlord led to him being illegally locked out of this house. the landlord changed the locks on the home. >> he says he was concerned about his safety. more questions raised about the property. >> the locks on this house kept this man and his wife out. they tried to get their clothes and furniture removed from their second-floor apartment on september 19. that is when they found the electric cut off. they were informed that the place was not livable and they were being relocated. >> my concern was the safety of myself and others in the building.
gas and electric was included in his rent. he took pictures of an extension cord running to a vacant house next door. >> because of my family history, i lost family members. >> the landlord took him to read court claiming he owed money. the judge has ruled in his favor. now the judge says that he was illegally locked out by the landlord. the judge sentenced waters to 10 days in jail. he is on probation for a year. >> bge bills were high. >> watters moved the couple to
this house. they are again living in the dark. on monday, bge cut the power because the bills had not been paid. during the trial, we used -- large more about illegal electric hookups. they discovered an unauthorized breach connection ended -- illegal connection and cut off service. bge cut the service again september 17. >> did you know anything about the illegal hookups? >> i am going to plead the fifth on this and not answer any more questions. >> waters told us that he will investigate those hookups. the judge also gave waters a couple of days to properly restore the tenant belongings at his own expense. wbal-tv. >> much more ahead on 11 news
today. >> we will take a look at one of your answers to the water cooler question of the day. >> here's a look at the winning lottery numbers. good luck. good luck. but now it can make you more connected to your doctor through e-mail. test results from home. check records. change appointments. now doctors, nurses, techs, pharmacists are all digitally connected to each other. and ultimately connected to you. at kaiser permanente, we believe that if knowledge is power, shared knowledge is even more powerful.
a little bit who are struggling right now with the economy. i want to help my mom and give a little to my nieces and nephews so they can save a little bit for their college education. >> a nice idea. he is sure he is a multi millionaire, but tickets still need to be approved. >> a new lottery game will be coming soon to merrill lynch in the months to come. sourball. our reporter has details. >> it is power ball, america's favorite take -- jackpot game trip >> power ball is coming to maryland. the multimillion dollar game is played in several states.
>> negotiations have been going on for many months. i have always felt that players should be given a choice. we think that it only enhances our offerings. it is not the players will stop playing one game and play the other. they will play both. the game means big money to the state of maryland. >> i would say 50 million more or sales. -- in sales. that is a healthy amount of new revenue when we are cash strapped. whatever we can do to help of the situation, we are happy to do it. >> the state of maryland has been in negotiations for months. it is players in maryland a chance to win a big jackpot. >> when power ball has a big jackpot, people in maryland go over to d.c. and other states to
play. now we will keep our players in our state. that is always a benefit. >> you can play power pole in maryland in four-six months. wbal tv 11 news. >> the more lottery games, the merrier. >> time to get to some of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> we ask what you thought about a fbi program that would scan driver's licenses to track down criminals. >> one person says, if you have not committed a crime, you have nothing to fear. >> another person says, we must decide if we want criminals off the streets before after they create another crime. keep emailing those responses. we will read more in the next hour. here is the next hour to 11 news today.
>> the swine flu has reached epidemic levels in the u.s.. a report that has officials on high alert. by baltimore's top cop fighting a crime, but what about karaoke? >> in read -- 182 year-old as a young genius. -- why a two year-old is a young genius. >> all lanes closed in howard county north of i-95. we will check on other traffic .
what's with the first republican to vote for the health care reform measure get more support? >> find out why a giant pink flamingo could cost a diner a pretty penny. >> wet weather in the future. the forecast as 11 news today continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. >> welcome to 11 news today. let's check the forecast. >> today is the precursor of the storm that is coming later. i do not expect any rain later today. the precipitation. clo